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From the miners' doublehouse : archaeology and landscape in a Pennsylvania coal company town

Author: Karen Bescherer Metheny
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English, Middle [1100-1500] : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"As the first archaeological and historical study of a coal company town that focuses upon the strategies its residents used to manipulate landscape and material culture to achieve personal and social goals, From the Miners' Doublehouse makes a significant contribution to historical and industrial archaeology."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
History
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Metheny, Karen Bescherer, 1960-
From the miners' doublehouse.
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)607691593
Online version:
Metheny, Karen Bescherer, 1960-
From the miners' doublehouse.
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608575882
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Bescherer Metheny
ISBN: 1572334959 9781572334953
OCLC Number: 67727613
Description: xxix, 305 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Corporate paternalism and the company town --
Building the coal company town --
In the coal fields of western Pennsylvania : the Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal Company --
We live in this place --
Oral histories from Helvetia : a community remembers --
How the miner lives : material culture and worker identity in a company town --
The miners' doublehouse : an archaeological perspective --
Creating environment : the physical landscape of the mining town --
Negotiating place : social discourse in a company town --
Appendix A : select papers of the Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal Company --
Appendix B : using oral histories from Helvetia.
Responsibility: Karen Bescherer Metheny.
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"As the first archaeological and historical study of a coal company town that focuses upon the strategies its residents used to manipulate landscape and material culture to achieve personal and social goals, From the Miners' Doublehouse makes a significant contribution to historical and industrial archaeology."--Jacket.

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